A-to-Z Challenge: Consciousness

Hello! A few days ago, I went to a personal workshop for women called “What Color is Your Cape?” (mine’s yellow like sunshine, btw 😀 ), and I encountered the quote above. Patanjali was a Hindu author, mystic, and philosopher who codified and compiled a set of yoga practices into a systematic framework called the…

A-to-Z Challenge: Becoming

“My hope is that this book will inspire everyone to tap into their own journeys of becoming and to share those stories with one another.” Michelle Obama Who will you become? I recently finished Michelle Obama’s fascinating book, “Becoming”, for our alumni book club. The Washington Post does a good job covering key scenes in…

#Haibun – A Bishop’s Walk

“My hair may turn white as frost before I return from those fabled places – or maybe I won’t return at all.”, ” … I felt three thousand miles rushing through my heart, the whole world only a dream.“ Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Narrow Road to the Interior  Take a lonely path Beyond the arch, his…

Mystery Blogger Award

A few months ago 🙂 … I was nominated for the “Mystery Blogger Award” by Jenna, The Sunshine Artist. Thank you Jenna for the honor! She will whisk you away to magical worlds of beautiful poetry and positive images which I look forward to reading in the mornings. I love her imagination and creativity, so…

#Book Review: Spare Parts

Spoiler Alert! I have written some thoughts that will definitely give away the plot. This review also covers some controversial topics. “This is an exploration mission. Exploration means discovery of the new – and unexpected. This competition will push your imagination and technical skills. Enter the event with the spirit of men and women explorers who have set out into…

Sunshine Blogger Award #2 from Baldy Blog

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. J.M. Barrie After hanging out in the time traveling fog, the sun has come out again! Whip out your shades because I’m going to be answering roughly 60 questions from the WP community for Sunshine Blogger Awards for the next few…

The Transition Past a Fog

Hope all of you enjoyed New Year festivities! On the last day of of 2018, I opened the front door late at night to check out the early fireworks after I popped my small champagne poppers. We have some eager neighbors who are ready to start the new year with a bang! There was some…

30-Day Song Challenge: Day 26

There are many songs that make me want to fall in love. A lot of country songs have beautiful love lyrics. Living in the lone star state all my life, I’ve had my fair share of western dances to country songs. Before I sound too sappy and cheesy, I’ll just share four country songs and…

#FOWC – Cartoons

“I like physics, but I love cartoons.” ― Stephen Hawking “Grown ups’ could learn a lesson from watching cartoons.” ― James Jean-Pierre “The animated cartoon has a lot to teach the writer, above all how to define characters and objects with a few strokes.” ― Peter Mendelsund, What We See When We Read Fandango came up with an irresistible prompt today: cartoons!…

3.2.1. Quote Me- Creative Writing

Good morning everyone! Tales from the Mind of Kristian tagged me for Rory’s challenge on creative writing a few weeks ago. Thanks Kristian! He wrote about what he learned in a creative writing class he took which I found thought provoking. Here are my two quotes that I wanted to explore! “Time passes, as the novelist…